Author William H. Keith, Jr.
Published 1998


The !*!*! attack the human colony of Cloud, overwhelming the world's sole Bolo, a Mark XXXIII Model HCT Hector.

Survivors have been herded into slave camps, while Hector, recognized as kin by the invaders, was repaired and suborned, becoming a slave camp guard.

Major Jaime Graham works to bring Hector back to the side of humanity.